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Lawrence English: The Radical Listener: Field recording, agency and the art of relational listening

Sunday, March 26, 2017

12:00pm – 3:00pm

The beauty of field recording, and moreover listening, is that it can happen anywhere. This March, join Lawrence English as he casts his ears across Brooklyn. Join us as we explore various “sound locations”, collect recordings, share techniques/methods and discuss the ways in which field recordings can be used in sound art and music practices. You don’t need to be a skilled field …

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Pysanka Egg Dyeing Workshop

Sunday, April 2, 2017

2:00pm

Join us as we welcome spring at our annual Pysanka egg dyeing workshop. Ukrainian Pysanka involves drawing on an egg with a special tool, using fire and wax, and dipping the egg in multiple dyes, building up patterns and layers. The word pysanka is derived from the Ukrainian verb pysaty ‘to write’; we ‘write’ designs on the eggs. Nearly all Slavic …

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Pysanka Egg Dyeing Workshop

Sunday, April 9, 2017

2:00pm

Join us as we welcome spring at our annual Pysanka egg dyeing workshop. Ukrainian Pysanka involves drawing on an egg with a special tool, using fire and wax, and dipping the egg in multiple dyes, building up patterns and layers. The word pysanka is derived from the Ukrainian verb pysaty ‘to write’; we ‘write’ designs on the eggs. Nearly all Slavic …

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G.A.P. X MAMI Present: Art is Labor: A Day of Creative Advocacy and Critical Imagination

Sunday April 23, 2017
1pm – 8:30pm

Get Artists Paid and MAMI presents Art is Labor: A Day of Creative Advocacy and Critical Imagination, a day long event that centers holistic sustainability for artists in today’s precarious economy. Join us for discussions and workshops that cover topics such as managing student loan debt, healthful eating on a budget, internet security, making sense of the commissioning processes, and more, …

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Women Who Build: Artists Who Own

May 29 – July 5, 2017

Women Who Build: Artists Who Own is a grassroots, women-led, and women-grown empowerment program. The goal of the project is to empower women to develop construction skills, grow their personal and professional networks, and increase their confidence through hands-on building projects while also gaining experience in marketing, fundraising, design, research, sourcing, and financial management. To learn more, visit: www.rpgastudio.org. Timeline …

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Animamus Art Salon: Nasty Women Edition

Saturday January 14th
12 – 2pm

To further demonstrate solidarity among exhibiting artists, Ventiko, founder of Animamus Art Salon, will facilitate a salon style discussion with participating artists and the public. Participating artists: Nicole Arendt Barbara Joy Beatus Cat Del Buono Sarah Chacich Em Downing Amelia Marzec Danica Pantic Reynolds Tenazas Facilitated by Ventiko About Animamus Art Salon: Animamus Art Salon was created by Ventiko in …

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Nasty Protest Material Making Workshop

Saturday, January 14

12 – 7pm

Nasty Women + Newark Printshop collaborate for one day at Knockdown Center to assist the community in the production of flags, banners and signs – just in time for the Women’s March on Washington on January 21st . NASTY WOMEN This is a group exhibition that serves to demonstrate solidarity among artists who identify with being a Nasty Woman in …

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S/team: neutrality and antagonism workshop

Saturday January 14th

5pm

S/team: neutrality and antagonism A workshop facilitated by non/studio Holding onto toxic feelings? Feeling ready to purge yourself from the cosmic chaos of yesteryear? Release your hot air. Hydrate anew. Perhaps a productive counterpart to anger is dialogue, taking time and making space. We believe in the radical reimagination of our world, and with that we have to radically reimagine …

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AMPLIFY with Discwoman

Thursday, December 8, 2016

6:30pm

This will be a donation based workshop lead by Richard Kennedy as part of Amplify: SIREN x Discwoman x Brutaż. All donations received for this event will benefit Standing Rock. About the workshop: There’s something about screaming that we don’t understand. It struck us that we haven’t ever screamed in our life, just because we felt like it. It struck …

2MF with Sister

2MF with Sister: The Office

Nov 20, 4 – 6pm
2016

2MF is a series of community meetings – open and participatory experiences – organized by artists Sonya Derman and Maria Stabio, encouraging pro-emotive and ante-academic conversation among artists in New York City. Knockdown Center hosts it’s second 2MF meeting titled “The Office,” in collaboration with Sister Gallery: “[management is] the art of getting things done through people” – Mary Parker …